The Apple Watch

Apple finally annouces its much touted smart watch.

Design

  • Apple Watch is built from custom alloys of stainless steel, aluminum, and 18-karat gold.
  • Apple Watch introduces the Digital Crown, a dial on the side. You can scroll, zoom, and navigate Apple Watch without obstructing the screen.

Display and Inside

  • It

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Apple introduces Apple Pay

Apple Pay is more secure than keeping cards in a wallet.

  • To get started with Apple Pay, you can simply add a card from your iTunes account. To add a different card, use your iSight camera. Pay using Touch ID.
  • When you add a card to Passbook, its number is

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Apple announces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The best iPhones Apple has ever made.

Design

  • iPhone 6 has a continuous, seamless design. There are no distinct edges. The ion strenghtened cover glass curves around the sides to meet the anodized aluminum enclosure.
  • These are the thinnest iPhones ever made. iPhone 6 is merely 6.9 mm. iPhone

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Google to rank HTTPS sites higher

Google will now rank sites that use HTTPS (HTTP Secure) over plain HTTP sites.

  • Currently, the weightage is minimal. It may increase in the future.
  • Google plans to publish guidelines on how to best use HTTPS.
  • The Qualys SSL Labs Testing Tool can be used to test the SSL configuration

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Lumia 530, first Nokia phone by Microsoft

The Lumia 530 is the successor of the popular Lumia 520, and a cheaper version of the 630.

  • It is the first phone launched by Nokia under Microsoft.
  • It will cost around $115 before taxes.
  • Comes in both single and dual SIM variants.
  • Features:
    • A 5MP back camera.
    • 512MB of

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Xiaomi releases latest flagship, the Mi 4

Xiaomi, famous for its cheap yet quality smartphones, has released its latest flagship model, the Mi 4 in China.

  • The new model features a 5" Full HD panel, a 2.5Ghz Snapdragon 801 processor and 3 GB of RAM, along with an option of 16 or 64 GB internal storage

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Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs.

Microsoft announced that it‘s cutting 18,000 jobs as a part of restructuring efforts.

  • Most layoffs were from Nokia‘s division. 12,500 professional and factory positions are expected to go by the end of the year.
  • Xbox and Surface divisions will see minimal change.
  • It is

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Raspberry Pi gets new B+ model

The Raspberry Pi foundation has released the 'final' version of its first generation of cheap computer kit for hobbyists, the B+.

  • The most noticeable change is the addition of two more USB ports, with better performance.
  • The SD card slot has been replaced with a push-version MicroSD slot.
  • 14 more

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Sonos adds SoundCloud support

Sonos, maker of hifi wireless audio systems, added support for direct streaming through SoundCloud, the audio platform for budding artists.

  • SoundCloud joins Spotify, Google Play Music, Pandora and Songza among the streaming services now supported.
  • About 12 hours of music is added on the platform every minute, which confirms it's

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Netflix nominated for multiple Emmy Awards

The company has over 30 nominations for its various online-only shows, including more than 10 each for the popular House Of Cards and Orange is The New Black series.

  • Last year, Netflix won the Best Director award and 2 other awards for its political drama, House Of Cards, a first

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